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League Championship Side Fulham Plans Stadium Expansion, Riverside Walkway

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 19 / 18

League Championship side Fulham is "planning a huge expansion to accommodate thousands more fans" while creating a new riverside walkway along the Thames, according to Barney Davis of the London EVENING STANDARD. The club "will demolish its Riverside Stand and rebuild with two tiers of seating,...

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